Rt. Rev. Bishop Micheal Augustine

Rt. Rev. Bishop Micheal Augustine

The fifth Director of the Congregation (1981-1991)

The most important contribution of bishop Micheal Augustine is, upgrading the Diocesan pious association of the sisters into the “Vellore Diocesan Congregation”, with the blessings and permission of the Holy father John Paul II. Under his guidance the constitution of the Congregation received its final form and perfection. Bishop Micheal Augustine started the novitiate in Susainagar with 15 sisters and with the co-operation of Rev. Fr. Xavier, he helped to build a new novitiate house at Rangapuram. He made significant contributions for the initial institutional and structural forms of the Congregation.
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